COP18: New report warns that nearly 40% of total global emissions could come from permafrost melt
COP18: Chief scientist Professor Joseph Alcamo tells RTCC ambitious CO2 reductions are needed now to stay within the 2°C limit of warming.
United Nations Environment Programme report says urgent action needed from governments to implement energy efficiency measures
Douglas Cress from the Great Ape Survival Partnership at UNEP says that the loss of apes is an indicator for the destruction of the natural world, as he urges greater protection.
CBD COP11: Achim Steiner says talks on funding UN biodiversity targets are on course for successful resolution despite signs of deadlock
A new report by UNEP and Interpol says the black market for timber, which accounts for 15-30% of the sector worldwide, hampers environmental programmes and sustainable development.
Today’s top headlines: US storms could threaten region’s ozone layer, EU Energy Commissioner praises unconventional fossil fuels and UNEP chief praises London Olympics.
In a visit to the Olympic Park on the eve of the London 2012 Opening Ceremony, UNEP Executive Director, Achim Steiner, gives the event the thumbs up for sustainability.
21 states now signed up to agreement to slow climate change by cutting damaging emissions
While proposals in the final text were weak, some important ones didn’t even make it into the document. RTCC looks at five ideas for climate change action that didn’t make the grade.
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) pushes for progress on sustainable development agenda in Rio as major businesses joins call to action.
Two new reports find 2011 was a record year for both capacity growth and investment in renewable technologies, with a record investment of $257 billion.
Countries still falling short of 2020 climate change commitments according to new research.
As negotiations resume in Bonn, the head of the UNFCCC Christiana Figueres says key issues of finance and ambition must be resolved this year.
The head of UNEP and the Secretary Generals of Rio ’92 and Rio+10 joins other senior figures in praising the achievements of the seminal conference, but call for more action in this Regeneration Project video.
New report from the United Nations Environment Programme highlights the economy gain from keeping healthy coasts and seas.
Technology and finance available but study says more must be done to cut emissions.